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by erj
Thu Aug 01, 2013 4:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Frontier Part 42
Replies: 247
Views: 37212

RE: New Frontier Part 42

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/Cross757" class="quote" target="_blank">Cross757</a> (<a href="#204" class="quote">Reply 204</a>):<br/><i>Would someone be willing to post a com...

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by erj
Mon Jan 07, 2013 4:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Hawaiian (HA) Signs MOU To Buy A321 NEO
Replies: 187
Views: 34580

RE: Hawaiian (HA) Signs MOU To Buy A321 NEO

Will this be the first ETOPS A321 by any carrier?

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by erj
Tue Nov 27, 2012 9:05 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Retires 733s
Replies: 42
Views: 10847

RE: US Retires 733s

Great picture with the CLT skyline!

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by erj
Fri Jun 01, 2012 2:42 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Spirit At AZA--how's It Doing?
Replies: 16
Views: 3773

RE: Spirit At AZA--how's It Doing?

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/atcsundevil" class="quote" target="_blank">atcsundevil</a> (<a href="#1" class="quote">Reply 1</a>):<br/><i>things are pretty much maxed out at ...

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by erj
Thu Mar 22, 2012 9:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Japan Airlines 777 At PHX?!
Replies: 42
Views: 13239

RE: Japan Airlines 777 At PHX?!

JAL usually brings in a couple charters for Japanese baseball teams during spring training to play the MLB teams. It is a big event on the <acronym title="Transeast Airlines (Latvia)">T4</acronym> Parking Garage roof every year with spotters and fans alike. I was there a few years ago when they brou...

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by erj
Thu Jan 05, 2012 4:03 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F9 And Mainline Service To LIT
Replies: 17
Views: 3522

RE: F9 And Mainline Service To LIT

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/comair25" class="quote" target="_blank">comair25</a> (<a href="#0" class="quote">Thread starter</a>):<br/><i>Does anyone know when the switch fr...

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by erj
Tue Jan 03, 2012 5:46 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: Why Is New XNA Runway Not Parallel?
Replies: 9
Views: 5679

RE: Why Is New XNA Runway Not Parallel?

Actually they are parallel. Look at the airport diagram and take note of the actual headings. I guess they changed the name as to not have to rename the original 16/34 to 16L/34R.

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by erj
Mon Sep 26, 2011 7:44 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: G4 Announces LAS-Phoenix/Mesa
Replies: 17
Views: 3241

RE: G4 Announces LAS-Phoenix/Mesa

As someone who used to live minutes from <acronym title="Phoenix (Chandler) - Mesa (Williams) Gateway (AFB) (AZA / IWA / KIWA), USA - Arizona">AZA</acronym>, I'm glad to see <acronym title="Air Guizhou (China) and Allegiant Air (USA)">G4</acronym> finally start this route. <acronym title="Air Guizho...

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by erj
Fri Sep 23, 2011 5:36 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Winnipeg Jets Charter
Replies: 28
Views: 8405

RE: Winnipeg Jets Charter

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/71Zulu" class="quote" target="_blank">71Zulu</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i>This photo would suggest that yes they are.</i...

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by erj
Sun Sep 18, 2011 3:23 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways (West/AWA) To Retire 733 On 11/28
Replies: 46
Views: 12265

RE: US Airways (West/AWA) To Retire 733 On 11/28

I haven't flown an east 734 in ages, but they were in pretty good shape relative to the 733's (east or west). I think I heard the 734's will be around through 2016 or later, but I'm not sure.

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by erj
Wed Sep 07, 2011 2:54 am
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Funniest Airline Commercials
Replies: 18
Views: 6999

RE: Funniest Airline Commercials

For me, it doesn't get any better than the JetBlue "Just Like Dad" commercial. <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4Dzg1jkZfA" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4Dzg1jkZfA</a> Well, except maybe for Griz and the crew at Frontier  <img src="http://cdn-www.airliners.net/aviatio...

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by erj
Sat Sep 03, 2011 1:51 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: US Airways Has Finally Finished De-hubbing LAS...
Replies: 76
Views: 18482

RE: US Airways Has Finally Finished De-hubbing LAS...

<table border="0" align="CENTER" width="95%" class="quote"><tr><td><font size="2" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva" color="#9A9DA0">Quoting <a href="/profile/dlramp4life" class="quote" target="_blank">dlramp4life</a> (<a href="#5" class="quote">Reply 5</a>):<br/><i> So this means <acronym title="South...

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by erj
Sat Sep 03, 2011 1:45 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Frontier/Republic #26
Replies: 262
Views: 24973

RE: New Frontier/Republic #26

Using the <acronym title="DHL Worldwide Express (Belgium)">ER</acronym> cards to activate the <acronym title="Virgin Express (Belgium)">TV</acronym> is really cool. Sometimes if there's turbulence on climb out, the <acronym title="Safair (South Africa)">FA</acronym>'s can't get up to activate the TV...

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by erj
Sat Jun 06, 2009 12:11 am
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: GAY And United!
Replies: 27
Views: 5488

RE: GAY And United!

As employee oriented as Southwest is, I was suprised to see them with only a 90. Frontier, Delta, Hawaiian, and Midwest at 85. Alaska and US Airways are both 100. <TABLE BORDER=0 ALIGN=CENTER WIDTH=95% style="border-top: 1pt #28455E solid;border-right: 1pt #1B2E3F solid;border-bottom: 1pt #1B2E3F so...

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by erj
Sat Dec 01, 2007 6:10 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: What Is This Plane Doing?
Replies: 35
Views: 18805

RE: What Is This Plane Doing?

Long haul would be a relative term. Relative to the fleet. In domestic flying, long haul would be the trans-cons that stretch the range of the 737 and A320. Anything that might cause a tech-stop if the winds kick up. My question is, does Boeing use multiple flight crews on a flight like this? That's...

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by erj
Sat Nov 24, 2007 2:49 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: America West Arizona, Now Offically Repainted
Replies: 23
Views: 6332

RE: America West Arizona, Now Offically Repainted

I believe all West metal has been repainted... except of course the America West Heritage planes

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by erj
Mon Jan 02, 2006 4:08 pm
Forum: Travel, Polls & Preferences
Topic: Longest Wait For Luggage?
Replies: 35
Views: 4629

RE: Longest Wait For Luggage?

Just over 90 minutes with <acronym title="America West Airlines (USA)">HP</acronym> (US) at <acronym title="Philadelphia - International (PHL / KPHL), USA - Pennsylvania">PHL</acronym>. Flight landed about 30 minutes late at about 2:00 <acronym title="Aeromexico">AM</acronym>. 20 minutes to get off ...

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by erj
Thu Nov 03, 2005 7:47 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Evacuation Slides
Replies: 26
Views: 8915

RE: A380 Evacuation Slides

I had the opportunity to slide down a mock A320 escape. You get going pretty good by the bottom. To update AR385's points, I think the problem of the chafing may have been solved. I had no problem wearing Dockers after 2 slides (it was kinda fun  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smilies/smile.gi...

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by erj
Tue Oct 25, 2005 11:20 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Fallout Over Budweiser Commercial
Replies: 124
Views: 16109

RE: Fallout Over Budweiser Commercial

This could've been a much better commercial if they changed the focus from the pilot to the passenger. Esp. the part about saving 9 bucks on a trip to Ft Myers. I thought it was pretty funny, but not the best. I doubt it would have lasted too long on air anyway.

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by erj
Mon Oct 24, 2005 2:28 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: World's Most Historically Significant Airport
Replies: 47
Views: 12788

RE: World's Most Historically Significant Airport

Maybe not a 'top 5' nominee, but Pitcairn Field (now <acronym title="San Diego - Miramar MCAS (NAS) / Mitscher Field (NKX / KNKX), USA - California AND Mountain View - Moffett Federal Airfield (NAS) (NUQ / KNUQ), USA - California AND Nassau - International (NAS / MYNN), Bahamas">NAS</acronym> <acron...

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by erj
Tue Aug 30, 2005 6:53 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Likelihood Of A 3-engine Jetliner Again?
Replies: 30
Views: 7876

RE: Likelihood Of A 3-engine Jetliner Again?

Putting two engines on one wing and one on the other is possible, though extremely unlikely. Engineers like Rutan live for that kind of challenge. Besides, can you imagine how ugly an asymetric airliner would look? I think the TriJet will return. We are witnessing the beginning of an exciting new er...

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by erj
Thu Aug 25, 2005 2:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Willow Grove NAS As A Passenger Airport?
Replies: 34
Views: 4806

RE: Willow Grove NAS As A Passenger Airport?

I hope if <acronym title="Willow Grove - NAS / JRB (NXX / KNXX), USA - Pennsylvania">NXX</acronym> does get the axe that it will find a way to survive. It would be a shame to see the historic Pitcairn Field turned into what the nearby NAWC base is now, a housing development... Living in <acronym tit...

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by erj
Wed Jul 20, 2005 3:04 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Boeing 757 Replacement Idea
Replies: 43
Views: 12757

RE: Boeing 757 Replacement Idea

Sounds to me like the 757's flying today will be in high demand for many years.

IL96M: It would be nice to see Tupolev taken seriously by the Western airlines.

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by erj
Thu Jun 23, 2005 6:44 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New US Airways Paint Scheme After The Merger
Replies: 117
Views: 28834

RE: New US Airways Paint Scheme After The Merger

The first one posted sucks. The wavy scheme looks cheap. Though, not screaming cheap like <acronym title="American Airlines (USA)">AA</acronym> bare-metal, but cheap like you'd see on fantasy VA's. Plus the dark on top is not going to work well at <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (...

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by erj
Tue Jun 14, 2005 1:06 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Airbus To Announce New A380 Customer In Paris
Replies: 82
Views: 18379

RE: Airbus To Announce New A380 Customer In Paris

UA... so they can add them to their desert fleet <br><center><font color="#EEEEEE" size="1" face="ARIAL, Helvetica, Geneva"><a href="/open.file/786488/L/" target="_blank">View Large</a> <a href="/open.file/786488/M/" target="_blank">View Medium<br><IMG SRC="/photos/small/8/8/4/786488.jpg" alt="Click...

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by erj
Wed May 04, 2005 12:56 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Thai BKK-JFK 5 Hours Early
Replies: 32
Views: 9646

RE: Thai BKK-JFK 5 Hours Early

I've heard that if the flight is getting good tail winds, the flight crew will reduce power to conserve fuel while maintaining a constant groundspeed. Makes sense given today's fuel costs.

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by erj
Wed Apr 27, 2005 2:27 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Final 787 External Look: Sharktail Etc Gone (Pics)
Replies: 214
Views: 31054

RE: Final 787 External Look: Sharktail Etc Gone (Pics)

It looks different, but not as radical as I had hoped, especially the nose. I knew the tail wasn't happening. Oh well, I'm sure it'll look fine once it is actually built. Definitely does not look any better than the A330 in these pictures. But what does my opinion matter anyway?

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by erj
Sun Apr 24, 2005 5:26 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Here It Is, The First UA A320 In N/C
Replies: 40
Views: 10513

RE: Here It Is, The First UA A320 In N/C

I've been a skeptic of the new c/s, but the A320 looks nice. I think it looks better on the smaller planes (737/A320/RJ) than the bigger ones (747/777). Just my opinion of course, but I'm not a fan of the straight lines on the fuselage, kinda boring. I do love the tail logo, though.

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by erj
Thu Apr 21, 2005 2:51 pm
Forum: Non-Aviation
Topic: SNL "Iceman The Later Years"
Replies: 5
Views: 6924

RE: SNL "Iceman The Later Years"

Can't believe that's on the USNA website. That's awesome! thanks for the link.

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by erj
Thu Apr 21, 2005 2:48 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Most Daily Flights Between 2 Cities
Replies: 134
Views: 17677

RE: Most Daily Flights Between 2 Cities

I'm surprised no one at least mentioned <acronym title="Phoenix - Sky Harbor International (PHX / KPHX), USA - Arizona">PHX</acronym>-<acronym title="Las Vegas - McCarran International (LAS / KLAS), USA - Nevada">LAS</acronym>... unless I missed it. Wouldn't mind some numbers if someone had the time...

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by erj
Sun Apr 17, 2005 6:13 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A 380 - The "Airboss"
Replies: 135
Views: 15699

RE: A 380 - The "Airboss"

This wasn't a negative thread until post 10. I'm a huge airbus fan despite the flag that sits by my username. But has anyone noticed that there is very little European-bashing going on here and quite a bit of American-bashing? Those that argue so vehemently that the A380 is the best and the Queen is...

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by erj
Thu Mar 10, 2005 2:19 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: ERAU Opinions?
Replies: 23
Views: 4247

RE: Erau Opinions?

What does it really matter how good the Riddle grads really are? What you pay for is the name on the diploma, that's what airlines like to see. The training is certainly top-notch, but there are others just as good. The added bonus is the atmosphere of the school and the additional background educat...

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by erj
Wed Feb 23, 2005 11:23 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Where Is The BIG WN News?
Replies: 41
Views: 12534

RE: Where Is The BIG WN News?

And the rumor mill starts again Big grin

Do we have a time for this press conference?

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by erj
Mon Feb 21, 2005 5:31 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: A380 Evacuation Test: Article
Replies: 21
Views: 9219

RE: A380 Evacuation Test: Article

If you want to study human behaviour during evac, read up on the British Airtours Manchester crash and the USAir/SkyWest <acronym title="Los Angeles - International (LAX / KLAX), USA - California">LAX</acronym> crash. Very interesting, if not shocking, from a behavioural studies standpoint. I'm sure...

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by erj
Mon Feb 21, 2005 5:00 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Water Landings
Replies: 49
Views: 7767

RE: Water Landings

A water landing is entirely possible. If the pilot gets the landing absolutely perfect, the aircraft should float for a short while. I think the big empty fuel tanks would help buoyancy. The problem comes with opening the doors and letting in the ocean. Of course the possibility of this happening is...

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by erj
Sat Feb 19, 2005 2:16 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Lehigh Valley Airline
Replies: 22
Views: 3249

RE: New Lehigh Valley Airline

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by erj
Wed Feb 16, 2005 3:41 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: MD-11 Shooting Missed At PRC
Replies: 17
Views: 8385

RE: MD-11 Shooting Missed At PRC

It was sometime around 12:20 local time. I'm not too sure everyone on this campus is quite up on their <acronym title="Air Canada">AC</acronym> <acronym title="Normandie Aviation (France)">ID</acronym>. The first guy to see it near me said, "Hey, is that a <acronym title="Air Madagascar">MD</acronym...

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by erj
Wed Feb 16, 2005 7:55 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: America West's Fleet?
Replies: 27
Views: 4241

RE: America West's Fleet?

Some of <acronym title="America West Airlines (USA)">HP</acronym>'s 757s are ex-Eastern. About half from Republic. You can check the fleet at <a href="http://www.planemad.net/Airline/US/America_West_Airlines_(HP_AWE)/Fleet.htm" target=_blank>http://www.planemad.net/Airline/US/A...a_West_Airlines_(HP...

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by erj
Mon Feb 07, 2005 2:38 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Superbowl Flyover
Replies: 11
Views: 2639

RE: Superbowl Flyover

First public display of the F-22 was the 1999 Edwards AFB Airshow. At least, that's what they told us when we were there. It was not a show display, but apparently an official test flight that happened to coincide with the airshow. I agree with rogerthat, as cool as the '22's were, P-3's would've be...

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by erj
Wed Feb 02, 2005 4:56 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: B6: Why The EMB190 Instead Of The A318?
Replies: 38
Views: 9013

B6: Why The EMB190 Instead Of The A318?

Another point, sort of touched on here, is passenger comfort and convenience. Such as the 2-2 cabin. No middle seats. jetBlue seems to place a high value on customer experience as part of their business model. Plus, would that reduce load/unload time and in turn increase turnaround? (I'm just guessi...

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by erj
Sat Jan 22, 2005 1:14 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: New Tupolev TU-204 Photos!
Replies: 35
Views: 14525

RE: New Tupolev TU-204 Photos!

Richie87: I agree. If I weren't already halfway through my thesis, I think this might have been a fun topic  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> I think the <acronym title="Tunisair (Tunisia)">TU</acronym>-204 has great potential. Unfortunately Cold War prejudices continue t...

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by erj
Tue Jan 18, 2005 3:15 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Flights Arriving Before They Depart
Replies: 39
Views: 14249

RE: Flights Arriving Before They Depart

HP: PHX-LAS arrives something like 5 minutes before departure... when the timeszones are different that is

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by erj
Sat Dec 11, 2004 10:58 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: LX 498 Downed By Cell Phone In 2000?
Replies: 21
Views: 9175

RE: LX 498 Downed By Cell Phone In 2000?

lakobos, you beat me to the explanation. Yours was better anyway  <img src="/discussions/graphics/smile.gif" ALT="Smile"> To expand on that, I believe it is possible, however extremely unlikely, that a cell phone could mess with an aircraft's navigation systems. Ever put your cell phone nexxt t...

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by erj
Thu Dec 02, 2004 6:12 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: F/A Video Clips
Replies: 15
Views: 6342

RE: F/A Video Clips

It might be worthwhile to drop an email or call to your local airline training center. They like to have the flying public be as aware and knowledgable as possible. The worst they can do is say no.

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by erj
Wed Dec 01, 2004 4:20 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Acronym Airline Names...Pronounced...?
Replies: 41
Views: 7151

RE: Acronym Airline Names...Pronounced...?

Thanks Myszek! I've always wondered about that.

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by erj
Wed Dec 01, 2004 3:58 pm
Forum: Technical/Operations
Topic: "Cut Here In Emergency" Markings
Replies: 17
Views: 15514

RE: "Cut Here In Emergency" Markings

EMBQA is probably right, if the <acronym title="Fargo - Hector International (FAR / KFAR), USA - North Dakota">FAR</acronym>'s don't require it, airlines don't usually do it. I believe ARFF personnel in the US are trained to know the cut in points on all scheduled aircraft for that airport. At the v...

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by erj
Wed Dec 01, 2004 10:18 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Acronym Airline Names...Pronounced...?
Replies: 41
Views: 7151

RE: Acronym Airline Names...Pronounced...?

One that always got me was LOT. Is it as simple as the word lot as in 'a lot of planes?'

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by erj
Wed Dec 01, 2004 9:30 am
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Commercial Pilot W/o Military?
Replies: 28
Views: 15713

RE: Commercial Pilot W/o Military?

Good catch, Jaxs170. Airlines doo pre-fur peepulls tht kin reede and rite reel gud.  <img src="/discussions/graphics/biggrin.gif" ALT="Big grin"> Anyway, just to clarify the statement you quoted, I meant if they have identical qualifications. Right now, it doesn't matter a whole lot, airlines a...

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by erj
Tue Nov 30, 2004 5:52 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Commercial Pilot W/o Military?
Replies: 28
Views: 15713

RE: Commercial Pilot W/o Military?

One of the major reasons that airlines prefer civilians over military is because of CRM (Cockpit/Crew/Cabin/Company Resource Management). The military has been the last to adopt the method. The airlines need team players, not egos. There is a history of military pilots being too commanding over thei...

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by erj
Tue Nov 30, 2004 5:12 pm
Forum: Civil Aviation
Topic: Good Places For A $100 Hamburger
Replies: 26
Views: 9455

RE: Good Places For A $100 Hamburger

Yo <acronym title="TANS (Peru)">TJ</acronym>, You know there's a good place here in <acronym title="Prescott - Ernest A. Love Field (PRC / KPRC), USA - Arizona">PRC</acronym>, but that's a bit more than a $100 hamburger. A Prescott trip is more like a $100 hamburger, and a few $100 drinks at PBC, th...

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